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Nation and Nationalism

Neil MacCormick

in Legal Right and Social Democracy: Essays in Legal and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255024
eISBN:
9780191681561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255024.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter administers a necessary corrective. The good society is one in which individuals — each individual — are taken seriously; in which each human person has that fair opportunity of material ... More


Introduction

in Exemplarity and Chosenness: Rosenzweig and Derrida on the Nation of Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755214
eISBN:
9780804769976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755214.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the views of philosophers Jacques Derrida and Franz Rosenzweig on the concept of exemplarity and chosenness. The book ... More


The Best of Times (Universality, Individuality, and Democracy)

David Gauthier

in Hobbes and Political Contractarianism: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192843005
eISBN:
9780191945380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843005.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter was written in the nineties after the fall of communism, when it seemed that the only reputable form of government was liberal democracy. Then it seemed that future generations would ... More


Hamlet Within Hamlet

Rhodri Lewis

in Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691204512
eISBN:
9780691210926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691204512.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This introductory chapter argues that William Shakespeare's Hamlet can be read as a profound meditation on the nature of human individuality without relying on conceptual frameworks drawn from the ... More


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